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Old November 10th, 2012, 07:01 PM   #1
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Default timing isues with 5.7

so i changed my intake gaskets no problem but i was an idiot and didnt mark my dizzy and now my timing is off and i dont know how to time it, ive always marked my dizzy and never had the problem,
what i need to kow is how to set timing on my 94 tbi 5.7
btw i dont have an fancy tools lol
im in great need for this at it is my main vehicle
thanks in advance
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Old November 10th, 2012, 08:16 PM   #2
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Behind the plastic cover on the pass side of the firewall there will be a brown wire with a black tracer with a disconnect on it. With the truck running, unplug the wire, set the timing to 10' or what it says on the tag on the rad support, plug the connector back together and put the cover back on the firewall. You just set base timing and the ECM takes it from there.

On the offchance the wire isn't under the hood, it will be inside on the pass side just above the carpet. The same procedure applies.
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Old November 11th, 2012, 11:03 PM   #3
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My buddy's 94 had that disconnect inside on the passenger side
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ok i found it and got her timed i forgot to set it to tdc lol thanks
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Old November 12th, 2012, 06:40 AM   #5
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ok i found it and got her timed i forgot to set it to tdc lol thanks
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